Pool Lifeguard (As-Needed) job – City of Santa Monica – Santa Monica, CA
Pool Lifeguard (As-Needed) City of Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA $18.93 an hour – Temporary
Ensures the safety of the public and other users at various aquatic facilities in the City. Performs emergency care as necessary. Performs pool maintenance duties. Assists the Chief Pool Lifeguard in pool operation activities, as required.
MAJOR DUTIES: Assists with coordinating various aquatic activities. Enforces swimming pool rules and regulations. Maintains order in and around the pool. Recognizes and performs aquatic emergency rescues, administers artificial respiration, CPR, and first aid, when necessary. Keeps pool, decks, and dressing rooms safe, clean and orderly. Performs minor facility clean up and maintenance. Completes various forms and paperwork pertinent to the day-to-day operation of an aquatic facility. Completes chemical checks of the pool water. Follows and enforces all applicable safety rules and regulations. Performs other duties, as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: Water safety practices. Effective customer service techniques. Ability to: Perform lifesaving techniques. Respond and handle emergency incidents in an appropriate manner. Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the public. Swim with proficiency and endurance. Provide effective customer service. Skill in: Lifeguarding, first aid and CPR techniques. Reading, writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level. Basic computer operations with applicable software. Education, Training and Experience: Currently enrolled in high school or the equivalent. Licenses and Certificates: Possession of a valid American Red Cross or state recognized certificate in the following:CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or American Heart Association Healthcare Provider),Lifeguard TrainingFirst Aid for Public Safety Personnel (Title 22) within 6 months of hire.Obtain a valid work permit, if applicable.
SELECTION PROCESS: HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must file a clear, concise, completed City Application along with any required supplemental applications with the Human Resources Department by the filing deadline. NOTE: You must submit copies of your certificates (CPR and Lifeguard Training). All materials must be received in the Human Resources Department no later than close of business on the application closing date. You may attach scanned copies of your certificates to your online application, e-mail copies to email@example.com or fax copies to the attention of Mia Jensen at (310) 656-5705. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.
SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. Following the application review, the most qualified candidates will be forwarded to the Community and Cultural Services Department for further evaluation which may include demonstration of the ability to physically perform the duties of the position. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS: Candidates who have successfully completed all prior phases of the selection process will be subject to a thorough background investigation.